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. joining me now is republican selectman dennis tracy, who serves on the board in westin and you were one of the authors of this as well. good morning. >> good morning. >> you did help write these proposals so why are they being sort of put on the back burner now? >> well, after the newtown shooting we really thought it was important to start a community conversation about whether there were things we needed to do within our town to help with the safety of our citizens, and we developed these proposals as a subject to talk about. since we developed them, there have been a number of announcements of broader initiatives, including the one that the president is about to announce today, and most of the things that can be helpful in this area are better done on the national or state level, and so we thought it would be useful to watch and see what they have to do before we move forward. >> is there a value, though, especially for a community that is so close to newtown, in sort of saying this is important to us and setting an example and maybe having some influence on the broader deba
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